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Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 7:00pm EST
and innovators who are trying to make an impact on middle class families. engineers believe better healthcare lies with something that is in your pocket right now, a smart phone. a diagnosis of an ear infection could be using your phone as a mobile m.d. >> reporter: this is an scope attached to his iphone. this is what he uses to look in your easier. >> now you have my eardrums. >> reporter: douglas predicts there will be a day when parents will send videos like this to their doctor for diagnoses. >> we're taking the most common tool and turning it into a medical tool to meet important needs. >> reporter: doctors engineers and entrepreneurs gather to show off the latest prototypes aimed at monitoring health and keeping people out of the doctor's office. like this facebook for patients that takes pictures over time of a wound that is healing so a doctor can monitor progress from afar. >> it creates efficiency through having the ability to reduce follow-up visits. >> reporter: even a sonogram that connects to your iphone or ipad. >> they can freeze it. >> reporter: these types of home diagnoses
Jan 5, 2014 8:00am PST
that outlines the healthcare needs not only of the city but of individual neighborhoods and groups and i think that this is something that will serve the citizens of san francisco for many years so i'm very proud of that so with that i'll turn it over to the presentation about the healthcare services master plan. >> thank you very much supervisor campos that was an elaborate introduction we'll just go for it my name is lori cook i'm here representing the san francisco department of public health and i'm here with my colleagues from the planning department how excited we are to be here today to present you with a plan we've worked on this plan for 3 years now and i want to thank you for the opportunity and the directive really to have a comprehensive look at healthcare in our city so we see this as an opportunity and we're grateful to be here today. preview of coming attractions. you will be happy to know that we've summarized the findings into one slide we'll see how that goes and welcome any questions and in addition recommendations that were largely developed by the master plan task force
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 2:00pm EST
's new healthcare law facing last-minute legal challenge from the woman he placed on the supreme court. justice sonia sotomayor blocking the position that requires healthcare providessers to provide contraceptives. her order is in response to nuns in colorado who says the mandate violates their beliefs. the white house has until friday to respond but that change will not stop coverage for millions of americans who signed up. in hawai'i, healthcare for the majority of the population, it's nothing new. jennifer london is in honolulu. >> reporter: well, del, when most people think of hawai'i they think of sun, sand, suffer, it's not th the aloha state witt good reason. take a closer look. perhaps hawai'i should be known as the health state. >> reporter: inside eden and love a small boutique in honolulu customers are looking for deals. [ phone ringing ] >> good morning, thank you for calling. >> reporter: those who work here might actually have the best deal of all. >> we have clothing lines, we have jewelry. >> reporter: shop owner offers healthcare benefits to his employees. all of his 1
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
in colorado, thank you. >>> the president's new healthcare law has encountered a legal hurdle from the woman he placed on supreme court. justice sonya sotomayor acting on behalf a group of nuns who say that the mandate violates their beliefs and it applies to other non-profit groups that have the same health plan. the white house has until friday to respond. but that change won't stop coverage from kicking in for millions of americans who signed up. from hawai'i, healthcare for the majority of people is nothing new. jennifer london is in honolulu for us. jennifer, good to see you. >> tony, happy new year to you, and you know when most people think of hawai'i images like the one behind me comes to mind. you think of the beach, the surf the sand the sun. but take a closer look and perhaps people should start thinking of hawai'i as the health state. inside eden and love, a small boutique in honolulu customers are looking for deals. but those who work here might actually have the best deal of all. >> we have clothing lines, we have jewelry. >> reporter: shop owner offers healthcare benefits to h
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
as top stories. healthcare coverage is in effect for two million americans. and colorado begins selling marijuana. >>> it's an era of boy scouts as the organization allows guys. and the heartbreaking decision of a couple taking care of orphans in the south sudan. >>> so happy new year, and welcome to 2014. change is certainly in the air. new leaders are being sworn in, and there are hopes with a growing economy and private health insurance starts for more than two million americans. but the president's new healthcare law has encountered a legal hurdle. justice sotomayor with a ruling that applies to non-profit groups that have the same health plans. the white house said it is confident the new law does address the objections of religious organizations. the legal challenge won't stop coverage from kicking in for millions of americans who signed up in hawai'i where the president is vacationing. healthcare for the majority of the population is nothing new. jennifer london joins us from honolulu. >> reporter: hi, tony, it's nice to see you, and happy new year. when most people think of hawa
FOX News
Jan 1, 2014 4:00pm PST
. >> it's a mess it is a total catastrophe. >> if you like your healthcare plan, you will be able to keep your health plan, period. >> the president so deliberately mislead, he has a huge credibility problem. >> our focus is jobs. we can can walk and chew gum at the same time. not a game, crime. it's murder. >> macho game. i want to see the president of the united states say something. i get more grief than the taliban gets. i get more grief than al qaeda gets. >> i did not use crack cocaine nor am i an addict of crack cocaine. >> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. am i an addict? no. they don't begin to even think about these things until there is a crisis that they themselves created because of their own behavior. >> right here at 116th street. >> wild pack of motorcyclists who are the young family. police say the bikers pulled the driver from the suv and brutally beat him. >> political scandals, courtroom dramas and wild crimes caught on camera. no, it's not a prime time tv lineup. it's the very real news of 2013. tonight, we're going to look back at the most intriguing and captivating
Jan 6, 2014 6:00pm EST
productivity adjustment, mandated by the affordable care act. for healthcare services our main finding included faster growth in hospitals, and slower growth in prescription drug and nursing care facility spending. for healthcare payers be, we saw faster groi in medicaid and out of pocket spending. the specific reasons for these trends will be explained in slides to follow. regarding the affordable care act, all provisions that have become effective since enactment in 2010 are included in our health spending estimates because they are reflected in our data that measure total revenues. while our historical data cannot parse out the spending that wpj directly the result of the a.c.a., the projections model show there was minimal impact from the affordable care act on aggravate national health through 2012. within specific services and payers, we can identify some of the provisions that affected spending for those sectors. however, even within the specific sectors, the impacts were very small and in some sectors, the impacts were offsetting. for example, for private health insurance, programs that
Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm EST
. through how it has been going. >> the rollout of do not help anything. some are going to the doctors office and that is fine, they're using their new obamacare coverage. problemse encountering when they try to get a prescription filled or when they called to get answers. sake sake -- take several months for this all to shake out, and for all the different providers to adjust to the affordable care act in all of the locations. there's a lot of shake up right now and nobody really expected it to go perfectly smoothly in the first few weeks. the administration is telling people to first and foremost call their insurance companies because those are the people who are likely to happy answers. as many people have been rolled in obamacare plans are just learning about their plans for the first time in the last two weeks. is complicated, so there are people who are having to go and follow up with these companies, with these providers to make sure they know what is going on. set up aistration also toll-free number and has agents to help people navigate the and open file with ca
Dec 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
for the white house after the disastrous rollout of but tonight the administration says they have good news. 1.1 million americans have enrolled for health insurance coverage. the vast majority in just the last week. chip reid is traveling with the president in hawaii. >> for president obama vacationing in hawaii, it was the best health-care news he's received in months. administration officials call it a welcome surge of 975,000 people signing up for health insurance coverage in december. that compares to only 125,000 signups in october and november combined, largely the result of a disastrous start for the health web site. on the sunday talk shows democrats predicted the number will continue to improve. former vermont democratic governor howard dean is also a doctor. >> i think the first year is going to be more successful than most people think. i think will you have a lot of people that have insurance that sdrnt it before. i think will you get people who have access and it's going to be cheaper. not for everybody. >> reporter: this week democrats and outside
Jan 3, 2014 1:00am PST
of a healthcare enrollment drive by sfusd. >> so moved. second. >> roll call on suspension of the rules please? >> thank you. >> mr. logan? >> yes. >> miss faoufr. >> yes. >> mr. haney. >> yes. >> maufas. >> yes. >> mendoza mcdonalds. >> dr. murase. >> aye. sxe. wynns. >> yes. >> and six ayes, the rules having been suspended i will hear a motion and a second for the formal introduction of the resolution in support of a healthcare enrollment drive by sfusd january 21, to 31, 2014 to ensure health coverage for all elible families, introduced by murase and wei and logan. >> so moved. >> second. >> thank you. >> i do not have any public speakers signed up for this item. so we will move directly to comments from the board and superintendent. board members? >> okay, i have one, comment and then if you want to do... or did you want to make, i thought that you would want to make the final xhepts. >> you have to read it. >> i am tired. i am tired. >> okay, would you please read the resolution into the record you are correct, dr. murase. >> i will read some relevant portions and ask the student dell gan
Dec 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
law. it is making major changes to the health-care system. for some people, the changes will be positive, and for some people, their health plan will be more expensive or the network may be smaller. one thing to keep in mind when reading headlines and thinking about the news about the affordable care act is that, like anything that changes the system as dramatically as this law does, there will be people for whom it is better and worse. some people may have a smaller network than before. some people may pay a higher deductible. other people may get health insurance for the first time and never had it before. or they may end up paying less. that is an important perspective to keep in mind. host: a republican caller named al. caller: i hope you give me a few minutes here. i want to tell you first off, about two months ago, i got notice from an insurance company and was thinking about getting additional insurance, just major medical. let me tell you this. i have got medicare. i am 71. i had it since 65, i never used it. i am a decorated veteran. i have v.a. insurance. the w
Dec 30, 2013 7:00am EST
for discussion with the healthcare law as some americans are set to as early asrage january 1. "washington journal" is next. host: officials here in this country are watching the situation in russia very closely. there's been another reported attack.bombing this one at a trolley bus, the same city as yesterday's suicide bombing at a crowded railroad southern russia. many more people have been killed. this is just several weeks arere the winter olympics set to begin in russia. u.s. officials are saying they're more concerned about security in russia during these upcoming games than any other olympics since 2004 in athens, greece. some of the other headlines this morning, a surge in healthcare coverage signups innups, 1.1 million enroll this initial period. the "washington times" reports report bybenghazi "the new york times" may be to benefit hillary clinton for president. and "the new york times" reports about the democrats and how they're look at the 2014 elections. they are turning to the minimum wage as a strategy to help win elections. the question for you these first next-to-last this
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm PST
, but the christian brothers are a primary healthcare provider, but there is also another entity out there that provides the prescription drugs, and so this would cover the morning after pill, the plan b. >> that's a non-catholic based insurance company or administrator? >> exactly. >> that's what the attention is on. >> that's. >> they're not worried about christian brothers. >> that's part of the concern. let's step back. let's say the christian brothers. only the christian brothers out there who gets this form. that's it. well, they are still signing a form it's a lie. >> saying what? >> signing a form saying i'm giving permission abortion pills to my employees. >> are you saying if the christian brothers -- if they signed it and it the christian brothers went rogue, using that term. the christian brothers could then go out and sell insurance or administer insurance with abortion or with contraceptive which would be -- which would be against -- what the nuns don't want is that what you are saying? >> yeah, they could. ifthey are giving permission to do that. >> no way to bind thei
Dec 30, 2013 10:30pm EST
-- >> it is much better than it had been. everyone recalls the rollout of the administration was only able to unroll a few thousand people in the oeste month. by that measure, it is doing a lot that are, as the headline indicates. still short of where they need to be. another three months to enroll people. if momentum continues, perhaps they will get a few more million by the end of the enrollment time. coming thisant date week. what will make a successful january 1 for the administration? >> what they are most worried about is all those people for the the last week, if you take the numbers apart, it looks like own -- almost half a -- and people enrolled they extended again to christmas eve, to make sure people who signed up for a plan actually have insurance. they are all the people who want insurance then. if you keep signing up now, you will have insurance, let the people who signed up were really are to have insurance starting on the first of the year. it is an orton for the people who think they sign up for a plan actually have a plan. it is not just the front end of the
FOX News
Dec 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
your healthcare plan you can keep it tops the list. what else made the top 10 the "the washington post" glen kessler joins us. glen, i'm glad to see you. i have been reading you since have you been doing these pinocchios. why did that particular lie get the biggest pin pinocchio of the year? >> well, first of all, because it was -- had such huge impact. second of all, the president said it repeatedly. he said it, you know, week after week, while he was passing the healthcare law. and as soon as the healthcare law was passed, and it. >> go ahead. >> i'm sorry, i thought you were going to a clip. >> yeah. and then also, there were two other factors, one was that one of the main reasons why so many millions of people were affected by this was because they had a very early effective date. it was effective as of the day the president signed the law. whereas the insurance companies have actually said make it effective december 31st, 2013. if that would have happened you wouldn't have had all these cancellations. and finally, the administration itself had made very convict relations, implemen
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 4:00pm PST
to deal with technology in the wake of the pain excel flawed roll out of the website. tonight, see what the white house plans to do next. i am harris faulkner. we again with a high stakes show town. it is watched by big labor and friends in washington. members of a major union pitted against each other and voting on whether to make key concessions to boeing. the machine issue narrowly approved the plan for doing away with pension. bog will continue to make airlines in seattle. the company applied intense pressure and fielding more than 50 bids from 22 different states and all promising lower costs partially due to fewer union workers. it could be the beginning of a now trend for business versus big labor and just as democrats are relying on union support. andom nick is live for us in los angeles for this. dom? >> reporter: hey, there, harris,ine though the economy is in rebound. state officials are trying to make sure jobs are safe guarded. the officials who lobbied to keep production of triple x in washington state saved local jobs from heading elsewhere. that is de
Jan 6, 2014 7:00am EST
join just to speak about the health-care law. "washington journal" is next. ♪ good morning. congress is headed back to work. on the agenda for congress in the days ahead is unemployment benefits, and number of the presence nominees, including janet yellen, to head the federal reserve. also, major developments in iraq over the weekend. secretary of state john kerry said sunday that united states is ready to help iraq as it fights al qaeda forces in the provinces. he added the systems won't include u.s. forces returning to iraq. we was been the first for five minutes talking about iraq and what the u.s. forces role should be there. journal"o "washington this morning. it is monday, january 6. the numbers to color on your screen. -- the numbers to call are on your screen. secretary of state john kerry again making news traveling in jerusalem this weekend. he says there will be no american boots on the ground in iraq. that is the headline this morning in the financial times. they write let's take a listen to what he had to say. >> this is a fight that belongs to the iraqis. that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 30, 2013 7:30pm EST
, but that makes free healthcare, and free universities, and excellent social security, which means that there are very very few poor people in denmark. >> alex, check this out. what is denmark doing right? check out this graphic. parental support, healthcare, gender equality. biking, positive attitudes, and apparently, there's a responsibility to others, and omar, our community has really been talking about denmark as a model for happiness. >> they have thoughts on why people are happy there. safer food, more efficient work weeks, healthcare, and public transportation, and the list goes on. and equality. >> and vacation. >> and speaking of that, tim, how important is having free time to actually being happy? to control how you spend your time? >> well, it's a huge part of being happy. i mean, there's a lot of research that shows the least happiest day of the week is monday, and the most happy day is saturday. and that's no surprise. but one of the reasons they have been able to show that happiness occurs different is because on days like saturday, you have time to be with the ones
Jan 4, 2014 2:30pm PST
this possible. >> would you like to say hi to clarabell? >> meet the healthcare providers no money can buy. they give and give and give some more. along with their owners, these are called "pet partners." they are part of an organization that trains humans, and their pets, to visit the sick, the elderly, and disabled. >> the animals have an innate sense of knowing when someone needs comfort. >> a little girl named jordan needed more than comfort when she was five years old. >> my leg was really hurting one night, and then i had to go in the ambulance to the hospital. >> a rare bone disease was causing unbearable pain. >> my daughter wouldn't let me touch her. she wouldn't let her father touch her, paramedics touch her. >> even after surgery, jordan was miserable. with a device drilled into her bone, she refused to get out of bed or even eat. >> my daughter was dying. she was dying. >> and then came a miracle -- the pet partner team of janelle and jenna. >> and when we saw jenna, me and mommy, we were like, "why is there a dog in the hospital?" and when jenna came in my room, she did tricks
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm PST
. >>> today begins what some called the biggest improvement ever in american healthcare. every residents is eligible to be covered. ktvu's john fowler has been following the story and joins us for what it means. >> reporter: the affordable care act kicked in today. for most people little change. for others profound. >> you can just date the bottom. thank you very much. >> reporter: 400,000 californians today have healthcare. some for the first time through the affordable care act. including robert. >> makes me feel wonderful. very glad the way things have been done. >> you know what i need? >> reporter: she says new insurance enrollees must pay their premiums. >> they should have printed out a temporary i.d. card showing they have insurance. >> reporter: they wanted to be scene for flu systems. they pay $600 a month for high deductible coverage. covered california may offer a better deal. >> hopefully it will be good for lot of people that don't have insurance. >> reporter: insurance companies hit with new taxes today about $100 billion to be passed out in 3% higher premiums. still she s
Dec 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
agreed to step in to take over oversight of the further implementation of it is not clear whether or how long he will stay. he pledged only to stay within next year. there is discussion about whether he may stay longer. clearly, one of the real weaknesses of the implementation of and the enrollment process was a lack of clear leadership in the obama administration. it is a fairly broad consensus having someone who has strong leadership and particularly private sector experience is not such a bad thing. click yes. i think generally all the senators calling for somebody to head this, were happy with last week. roanoke, virginia. good morning. >> good morning. ask, i have not done anything about the affordable health care act yet. as i go through the process, are to haveired identification? guest: yes. generally, when you go through the process, you are required to have a number of things, proof of citizenship, some proof of the website, or if you do not want to go to the website, you can find someone to help you in person, they will go through the things you a
FOX News
Dec 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> the new year will bring a new test for president obama's healthcare law. the bench fits are set to kick in january 1st. now there's word a top official in charge of then obamacare web site is stepping down. >> plus, the deadly terror attack in benghazi. the "new york times" reports al qaeda was not responsible. some republicans are firing back. that's coming up on the fox news deck. youand you're talking toere rheuyour rheumatologistike me, about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. for many adults, humira is proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 10:00am EST
? but there is no right without responsibility. >> reporter: the healthcare scheme will not be fully implemented until 2013. the government says it has started a nation-wide program to indecent medical capacity and quality, everyone should be able to enjoy professional healthcare five years from now. >>> january 1st marks the day when the affordable care act moan as obamacare is to take effect. >> reporter: social service agencies working the phones and the web trying to get people signed up for health insurance. >> well, i was suspecting, you know, to qualify for some help. >> reporter: they are reaching out to people like jose. he hasn't had health insurance for 15 years. >> this coming year, i will incur around $69,000. >> reporter: that's too much to qualify, he found out he'll have to pay around $800 a month. >> sometimes i can afford it, but what happened when i don't have something to do if i'm working myself. >> reporter: his is a story repeated across the country. the president's healthcare plan is not going as planned, but in his final press conference for the year, president obama tried to
FOX News
Dec 30, 2013 2:00am PST
down that lasted 16 days. >> launched with technical glitches making it nearly impossible for americans to enroll. critics say president obama lied when he promised... >> if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan. >> ending the year on a solemn note. fast and furious star paul walker was killed in a fiery car crash. and civil rights icon nelson mandela died at the age of 95. >> that's the year in review. a lot happening. >>> the time is 25 after the top of the hour. the sunshine state said to surpass america's busiest city in population. why more people to flocking to florida. >> a new minnesota law sparking debate. listen to this. should those who select financial assistance be drug de drug tested? we report you decide. ogress-oh! ogress-oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your progress-oh! story on >> new york times report in the benghazi bombshell. who was behind the attack and the motivation behind it. ca
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 2:00am PST
in the journal science shows people who access to healthcare are making more trips to the emergency room casting doubts on the president's promise back in 2009 when the administration released in part if we are increasing prevention increasing wellness programs reducing the amount of emergency room care. yesterday administration spokeswoman said the time frame on the study was too short and er usage was most likely declined. >> elizabeth prann live for us in dc. thank you elizabeth. >> thanks. >> rescuers trying to rescue those stranded researches a chinese who air lifted passengers stranded on a ship in antarctica now worried about its own ability to move through heavy ice. the australian ship carrying the passengers is on stand by and will remain in open water near the chinese ship as a precaution. >> the ruins of a burned apartment building in minneapolis this coming a day after a an explosion. the investigation into the fire still ongoing. a train derailment still ongoing causing the department of transportation to issue an oil safety alert. crude oil being shipped may be more flammable than
Dec 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
. for starters, those woes we were told would destroy obama's second term quickly becoming a distant memory. or as they say this time of year, auld lang syne. the latest numbers are impressive. almost 1 million have enrolled via the federal exchange this month, bringing the total enrolled oh via federal and state exchanges to over 2 million. even republicans are sounding a bit sheepish about any further battles to defund the nation's health care law. >> will obamacare survive, whether you like it or not? >> obamacare is a reality. >> so let's see. it took two elections, a supreme court decision and dozens of repeal votes. but yes, the reality of the health care law is finally beginning to sink in for republicans. but it's not just the health care where democrats are seeing an advantage heading into 2014. a "new york times" investigation, which we'll talk about later in the program, has blown the biggest hole to date in republicans' favorite conspiracy, none other than benghazi. and then there are issues like the failure to raise the minimum wage and renew extended unemploym
Jan 1, 2014 11:00pm PST
in a message posted on facebook. >>> hopefully, it will be really good for a lot of people. >> healthcare for all. the coverage now available, and so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> new video now, a chase in solano county ended with a crash and a sheriff's deputy being injured. sheriff deputies were chasing what they say was a stolen vehicle on highway 12, near pennsylvania avenue in fairfield around 7:30 tonight. the driver crashed into the sheriff deputy's car. two people were arrested. >>> it was five years ago today, oscar grant was stopped by b.a.r.t. police, made to lie down on the cement of the fruitville station, and ultimately shot and killed by a b.a.r.t. police officer. the rally and tribute paid to grant
Dec 30, 2013 11:00am PST
on this but were able to quickly go on to other issues like the botched rollout. it seemed to be the republican focus more than benghazi, although that was certainly a point the republicans wanted to make during the months of may and june and july. >> there wasn't a lot of pressure on the white house so it doesn't alleviate pressure or solve problems because it's not really a problem for them? >> it's not a problem. they are dealing with other things and republicans first brought up the benghazi as a last minute effort to stop the re-election. one of the big calling cards and one of the things he campaigned on was that osama bin laden lied and died under his watch. a lot of republicans used benghazi, al qaeda is not december decimated. after the presidential contest now the attention turned to hillary clinton, secretary of state, when it comes to 2016. but whether or not benghazi is going to be a front burner issue three years from now if hillary clinton runs remains to be seen. i would argue we're going to see many more issues between now and then, particularly issues on t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
question, if you like your healthcare can you keep it? we know people in the individual market, that's a problem. what you about in the employer-based market. >> pilar, does this look different from your part of the country? you're writing from california, a place of a lot of uninsured people, and i don't think people realize the tremendous challenge of uninsurance and unde underinsurance, how does it look from california? >> california has its own market, it's own website, which has been working a lot better than the federal website, so we haven't had the problems here that you had in the rest of the country where they didn't have their own website. but of course for the latino community, which is the majority in los angeles and in california now, and large number of uninsured in that community there has always been a lot of support for this law. i think people in the latino community are rooting for it to work because they have a lot of ia lot atstake in it. >> how come there wasn't more of a public feeling that something had to be done about this. there was so much concentration o
Al Jazeera America
Jan 4, 2014 11:00am EST
construction of the plane in the washington region but in return cuts pension and healthcare benefits. it is the biggest private employer in the state providing 80,000 jobs. >> reporter: it seems that it was a combination of immediate cash and the promise of future jobs that brought this yes vote a very close vote, 51-49%. boeing machinists who voted yes were not in evidence tonight here at the main human wall in seattle. >> i believe it's not good for us. i believe it takes away all of our power to negotiate with boeing on an equal footing. >> they're obviously deeply divided, they were very scared from the day of the last vote. they've had pressure every day from outside sources, and you know, people felt they didn't have a choice. no one who cast a ballot today were happy about this vote or how it came down. >> reporter: boeing machinists will see their pensions phased out in a couple of years. they will be changed into 401ks to which the company will contribute. there is a signing bo bonus pain two parts. the choices were too wrenching on eas either side of the vote. hone man coul
Jan 2, 2014 6:30pm PST
that but a strange stuff the korea strait the pdp the hospital a couple times it is just healthcare they head to the lost legacy nobody does it get the wood you just next door to the hospice nurse the korean protection accorded to fight back in two thousand and ten jointly funded by but the koreans americans is designed to educate students in a variety of occasions including vehicle with copics structured and well kept coming and that tricks like to compute overpass and decrepit. it tends not to spare. soon i know he took over. what goes on. it was bill hall. in order to get it over. the body. the u s a i g study life expectancy has increased from forty to sixty two. and is there del freak when she was in nelson schools had just held on to the top of the stylists on the entry of new works whispers top of their institutions the focus on improving education and healthcare. stochastic or a boss but some textbook which help the country which works towards the future. thank you to get things done that last for three to five years to protect against all the different strains of flu around the world
Dec 31, 2013 10:00pm PST
of president obama's healthcare overhaul. >> is that a good idea? >> seems like a waste of time. it's something that sounds good on paper. >> casey schmidt owns and operates a healthy vending company. his machines display nutrition facts. even though he's all for healthier eating, he's not convinced calorie counts are the answer. >> it's not going to stop the buy who buys a snicker every day from buying a snicker every day? >> i don't think so. >> with over 20 vending machines, he is exempt from the new labeling rules. he sees a business nightmare for companies that must comply. >> all this paperwork and manual tracking, it's going to make it a lot harder. >> jackie is after a dr. pepper pick me up. >> do you think that's a good idea? >> why not. being informed is never a bad thing. >> while the fda estimates it will cost the vending machine industry more than $24 million each year. it says the savings to the healthcare system could be at least that great. >> kathy walsh reports companies have a year to bring their vending machines into compliance. >>> if you scored 49ers p
Jan 4, 2014 11:00pm PST
evening. well, tonight, i'd like to talk to you about the exciting process we're making on our website. but first, i'd like to address some of the controversy i encountered at the memorial service for nelson mandela. i felt like lemony snicket, because i experienced a series of unfortunate events. i mean, first, i got roped into taking a selfie with the blonde, female danish prime minister. some people said michelle was angry at me for that, but i talked to her afterwards, and i can assure you she was furious. then i got caught shaking hands with raul castro. in my defense, he told me he was edward james olmos. and finally, there was a sign-language interpreter who clearly had no idea what he was doing. but those were -- merely distractions. and -- tonight, i would like to focus, instead, on healthcare. [ laughter ] now, i have been listening -- tot
Dec 30, 2013 11:00am PST
the employees and goes over 20 employees there is the added expense of the healthcare security ordinance and while the healthcare security ordinance is a good thing but it does mean that once that business adds one employee, it could add anywhere from the immediate 60 to 50 to 100,000 cost, depending upon whether it is full time or part time. and the number of full time or part time employees and then there is all of the businesses licensing regulations and a business has to incur with a fire department, and health department, and then, we also require businesses in our neighborhood, commercial corridor to register their cash register and there is unsecured property tax on all of the furniture and fixtures and i put in the commercial rents because this is an immediate concern that the businesses are having right now in regards to commercial rents and for the long time businesses concerned for when the lease comes up what is going to happen with that and i identify this and why should this matter to the sfmta but when, when the staff goes out, and makes presentations, one does not necessa
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Jan 1, 2014 1:00pm EST
the county coupled with a website that didn't work the president's healthcare plan is not going as planneds, but in his final press conference, president obama tried to point out the positive. >> i have a couple million people or more who will have healthcare on january 1st. >> that's far from where the administration said it should be by now in. >> i think success looks like at least 7 million people having signed up by the end of marc march 2014. >> reporter: health economists say the low number could be a big problem. who is signing up could be another. >> if all of a sudden there is only one million, and the disproportionate are sick and older, then it's going to cause all kind of problems with respect to the balance, and in future years insurance companies will be forced to raise premiums. >> it's too high for those like jose reyes. he left without signing up for insurance. how he and millions of others decide could determine if the president's healthcare plan survives the year. al jazeera, washington. >> while denver is known as the mile high city, now the rocky mountain capitol of th
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Dec 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the healthcare debate. >> the ideas embody this, legislation are not left, they are not right. >> i understand. i know you don't like to talk about process but there are a lot of questions with the 18,000 that talk about process. >> some have criticized you calling it an interrupt-a-thon. >> if you are not getting answers or you are getting filibuster answers. >> i apologize for interrupting you, trying to get the most for our buck. >> thank you, i appreciate it. >> final question. if this job were to go belly up i understand there's a second option for you as a career. what would that be? >> oh, i don't know. rapping. ♪ >> feeling the moment. i went to a charity event they said what can you do? i said i can't do anything. i remember a rap from when i was in high school. they said you are on. i got up there and fortunately i remembered it. ♪ >> bret baier joined fox news a couple of years after the launch. in fact, he started in the atlanta bureau his apartment was a phone and a fax machine. 14 anchors and correspondents have been here from the beginning. who was the first on air talent to be
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Jan 4, 2014 10:00am PST
. >> as molly was talking about, gop leaders are now calling for regular updates of which also comes as millions of americans are preparing to use the health care program services for the first time. so the question is is how could all this impact the president's signature legislation going forward? angela mcgrlowen and our next guest joins us today for this important issue. obama care has to work for those who are enrolled. what will we see when people start going to the hospital, where the harvard study suggests more people will be showing up for er visits because they can't afford obama care. angela. >> i think what we'll see is more people actually going to the hospital and the emergency rooms, but also, we need to know with this law that the republicans are introducing and keeping tabs on the website, how many people are impacted, where their premiums are being increased. how many people are losing access to facilities. how many people are losing access to their doctors. and how much of those rebates costing the american people? because the bottom line is the affordable ca
Dec 31, 2013 7:00am EST
the rollout on this health care law. int: president obama back november accepting blame for is that your top news story of the year? that is our question for all of you this morning on this december 31st, but he 13. -- december 31, 2013. tweet from house speaker john boehner and what he had to say about the affordable care act. the speaker saying you can see the different tweets and the new debates that will be happening in 2014 as we close out onto 13 here on the "washington journal." susan in sarasota florida, an independent caller. susan, what do you think? what is the top story of the year? regardless of what story receive the most income i think that snowden's disclosure should be the top story of the year. i think that the health care act has its quirks and it has its problems, but it is an effort to improve the country and the country's health care system. but the nsa surveillance and what it means to all americans is overwhelming. i don't know how they will ever get a hold of it. it is like there is an underground government that has been operating without any o
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Dec 31, 2013 2:00am PST
is the second to depart since the launch of tomorrow is january 1st the day that coverage is supposed to begin for those who signed up for obamacare. uncertainty still looms. elizabeth prann is live in washington with the latest as we near the crucial date. >> the white house has federal exchange not state enrollment numbers right about 1 million. not only does that fall short of the original goal but it is unknown if they are actually covered. they warned of possible technical flaws that led to inaccurate penalties they may not have coverage. >> there's a difference between selecting a plan which is the number that obama administration is reporting and actually enrolling in health insurance. >> remember when he went on the road pushing the lob in november? house officials are putting together another consumer success story kicking off onslaught of positive campaigning. he is pointing at republicans saying the quote battle will p only get easier when it comes to driving the web site due to less distractions. >> every time the house could think of nothing else to do it had
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Dec 31, 2013 10:00am PST
mishil snyder was involved in bypassing the recommendation of delaying after testers raised concerns about serious vulnerabilities, if it was not michelle snyder, who was it? >> that's a million dollar question. it is interesting to see kathleen sebelius to stand up and not me. they have not had any increases in spending and in fact a decrease in medicaid spending and higher enrollments. and i would say there has been accountability. we paraded the president's clips out him saying it is on me. kathleen sebelius and there is not hiding. it will come to play in the elections and not any way to hide from it. >> marjorie, and clifton, happy new year to you guys. >> thanks. >> 55 tax breaks are set to expire at years end and that will affect millions of americans. molly henningburg has the details on this. >> hi, patty ann, what the government giveth, the government taketh away. that's the case with popular tax breaks. every year congress allows them to expire and reinstates them retroactively. and businesses cannot wait on that. there is research and development by drug a
Jan 1, 2014 5:00am PST
releases religious organizations from offering contraceptives as part of their healthcare plans. i'm susan mcginnis in washington with the story coming up. >> lighting up the night sky in the new year. the best fireworks from all around the world coming your way. >> and starting out the year clear and cold but we have some changes coming our way. maybe a little rain. we'll talk about it coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, female announcer: female announcer: get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets, at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators and closeout inventory. the year end clearance sale is on now at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ later he spoke from a windo . peter >>> new this morning, pope francis said mass in st. peter's basilica. later he spoke from a window to thousands of catholics in st. peter's square. he urged people to accept each other's differences. he said, quote, we belong to the same human family and we share a common destiny. every year, the catholic church dedicates january 1 to the promotion of
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